贖い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

aganapi → anagaɸi → *aganawi → aganai. The nominalized form of the verb 贖う (aganau, atone).

Noun[edit]

贖い (hiragana あがない, rōmaji aganai, historical hiragana あがなひ)

  1. compensation for ones sins or mistakes; redemption